Your Brain on Sugar

Keeping your brain fueled in today’s high-carb culture can be tricky. If you’re following conventional guidelines and eating plenty of grains, you’re probably eating more carbohydrates than is healthy for your brain. Supplying brain energy is a delicate balancing act. Give it too little fuel, and you feel lightheaded, spacey, and irritable. Give it too […]

Brain not working? Read my new book

I am very proud to announce the release of my new book, Why Isn’t My Brain Working? At almost 600 pages and backed by more than 1,000 references, this book brings together the latest brain research to show you how to care for this most vital organ. The book is now available through Amazon in […]

Leaky Gut Diet

The health of the gut profoundly influences the health of the brain. Studies link gut problems with depression, mood disorders, schizophrenia, Parkinson’s disease, memory loss, and brain lesions. This may come as no surprise if you have found certain foods alter your mood, personality, focus, or concentration. Gut flora, the several pounds of bacterial organisms […]

Gluten can devastate brain and nervous system

No food is a more powerful trigger of neurological issues and autoimmunity than gluten, the protein found in wheat. The average American eats wheat at every meal and we’re seeing dramatic increases in gluten sensitivity today. Gluten is found in wheat, spelt, barley, rye, kamut, triticale, and malts. Oats are often contaminated with gluten because […]

Good brain function requires you be a scholar and an athlete

Use it or lose it: developing good brain plasticity From the minute you are born you lose neurons and the older you are the fewer neurons you have. You have lost hundreds of neurons just in the last few minutes. So why are adults so much more capable than infants? For that matter, why are […]